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off in almeda county at three city libraries and the union city sports center. for more information go to abc7news.com and click on "see it on tv." now to an east bay political fight is turned physical. a richmond city councilman is said to file charges for a person who punched him in the head. we have the details. >> you ar ruud, and you are i am polite, and i'm sick of it. >> that's what corky, who is a richmond city council member, said a political rival yelled at him just before he was assaulted. >> the next thing i know i feel this big thud to the back of my head and my neckline and the back of my head and i'm going, wow, what was that? so i turn around to look, and i get a sock right in my right temple here. >> this video supplied to us by shawn of chevron, it shows a man being led away in handcuffs. this was thursday night. it appeared at a council members candidate meeting on the 1100 block of richmond. moore was taken into custody for misdemeanor assault, cited and released. moore who this e-mail in his defense. things got heated and i got in his face and said some pretty mea
of -- critical mass when bicyclists come together and ride in a huge group on city streets the last friday of every month. the first year 20 years ago 50 bicyclists took part now it is hundreds sometimes thousands. participants say they do it to make a point with divers to share the road. not everybody sees the message. it can make for a frustrating commute for drivers. then those looking at the bigger picture of how cyclists interact with the city one man told us he didn't like the city's bike plan. >> all day everyday motorists are bullying bicyclists. once a month we turn the table not to bully we are here, respect us for once a month for a few hours. >> one of the problems with the bike plan is it takes away traffic lanes and street parking on busy city streets that creates a problem. an environmental impact. >> reporter: critical mass is typically peaceful, in years past, there have been fights and police have arrested bicyclists for traffic violations and even assaults. san francisco police chief tells us there will be extra patrols on duty tonight. police officers will be out on mot
,000 bicyclists tied up rush-hour traffic. [horns honking] >> the thrones of cyclists moved about the city in aim less celebration while drivers could do nothing but sit and wait. >> we arely not blocking traffic. we are traffic. >> for drivers, it was putter frustration. at market, we saw one rider reach into a car and tussle with a driver. other people at the scene then pulled the bicyclist away from her. >> you are breaking the law. >> in texas we would shoot your [bleep]. >> san francisco police closely monitored the ride, at one point telling drivers to be patient. >> it happens once a month. >> i wish i would have known that when i bought a ticket that happens to be the 20th anniversary. it's probably -- >> there were moments of politeness. here some riders cleared an intersection to let the cars through. a large crowd road around in circles and then held up their bikes in victory others just took it all in stride. >> it's part of living in the city. >> san francisco police confirm that there have been no arrests. in san francisco, nick smith, abc7 news. >>> a lot of demonstrations took pla
with pedestrians. so, where to put the bicyclists? city officials are going to try a novel idea. northbound lane on the embarcadero closed down, just for bicyclists. they think it is good because they want to keep them often sidewalk away from the pedestrians. there are -- there are signs around the embarcadero flashing now warning people of how crowded it is going to be. the plan for the bicyclists has not been widely publicized this is a new idea. they are going to shutdown a lane between bay and washington starting tomorrow. really, the message is, just don't even try to drive a car down here on the embarcadero this weekend. the elite flight team will take to the skies saturday and sunday afternoon. some of the pilots say san francisco is one of their favorite cities to fly over. they ever a big event not necessarily the main event. they will be sharing the stage the america's cup semi finals sailing competition is expected to attract huge crowds especially down at marina green. then don't forget about the giants' playoff game tomorrow. crowds on the embarcadero trying to get to the stadium.
. >>> supporters and fame of 18-year-old man killed by oakland police are planning to march to city hall this evening to address the city council little. he was fatally shot by police last may. supporters demonstrated last saturday demanding police release their report. he and two friends were stopped and searched the teen was shot three times when he tried to run. police say a gun was found near his body but the family claims it was planted. >>> milpitas leaders considering outsourcing the city's police department that is generating concerns in the community. a group of opponents calling themselves concerned citizens of milpitas vow to attend the meeting in aefrt to block the change. the -- in an effort to block the change. >>> the east contra costa fire district notified laid off firefighters in the state that it is hiring again and will begin recruiting. the district received a federal grant of nearly eight million dollars which means it started filling 15 positions it was forced to eliminate during budget cuts in july. it plans to hire decision al dozen firefighters. half the -- half
. he has made no secret he would like to take the team to san jose the city officially declared san francisco, giants' territory major league baseball looking at the issue for three years. wolf said if they don't make a decision soon, take it off the table, either hit it or quit it, i don't want to sit around waiting for the commission to make up its mind. the a's face a fine if it leaves the coliseum early and there is no place to go. no stadium in san jose that can handle a mlb team. it would take years to build. mayor quan is hoping to build a stadium in oakland maybe jack london square. for the time being looks like five years the a's will be staying in oakland. game today 12:35 against the rangers for the american league west title who would have thunk that? >> that is not the only exciting thing to do over the next few days and weekend. the america's cup racing is on the water this afternoon at 4:00, 11 teams will hold qualifying rounds for the america's cup world series competition that runs tomorrow through sunday. the best viewing from the village at marina green in san fra
and the jacket, 60 in oakland not too bad out there as well as san rafael, napa, 58 in the city, the coast 60°. we'll continue to see the onshore push numbers coming way down today compared to yesterday, already 17° cooler in fremont as well as 3° cooler warmer from napa to santa rosa, the trend will be this, low clouds and fog at the coast, the push will continue throughout the next couple of hours, then of course it will retreat, cooler pattern today, the end of the workweek into the weekend not a lot of change more seasonal numbers. then the slight chance of showers mainly in the north bay monday we have an upper level low off the coast, it is close enough to the bay area that it is allowing for temperatures to come down that onshore push and a dose of low clouds and fog sitting at the coast for much of the day. getting to partly cloudy skies later. this will certainly influence our weather through the weekend. not until monday we could see a few raindrops. 63 in the city, 69 oakland, 76 concord, 79 livermore, 77 san say 79, 63 in monterey, looking inland, -- around morgan hill, upper
when shopping. restaurants and bakeries are exempt for now. san francisco city says it is a move to get people to be more environmental friendly and get stores to stop using plastic. according to this ordinance stores can only offer paper or compostable plastic bags for customers itch not everyone is happy this is controversial. save the plastic baaco says it is not fair and not a nice way to -- others say it is only an extra 10 cents. >> people want a paper bag, 10 cents, hopefully, it is not too big of a deal. >> reporter: san francisco is a big leader in banning plastic bags the first in the nation five years ago to ban plastic bags at major supermarkets and pharmacies. next year restaurants and bakeries will be clouded -- will be included. retail there's do not comply the new ordinance could -- retailers that do not comply, could face fines. >>> right now the coast guard is searching for two fishermen who went missing after their boat capsized yesterday before noon near pescadero. their 18 foot boat washed up on the rocks two of the four made it to shore they were wearing life jack
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